tangential – a word that sounds more naughty than it is, also urbane

tangential – what you have, after going to a nude beach.

seriously –

tangential tan-JEN-shuhl adjective

1. Only slightly relevant to the matter in hand; digressive; divergent.

2. Merely touching.

3. Mathematics: Of or pertaining to the nature of a tangent.

From Latin tangent-, tangens, present participle of tangere (to touch).

urbane ur-BAIN, adjective:
Polished and smooth in manner; polite, refined, and elegant.

From Latin urbanus, “of a city,” hence “refined, polished,” from urbs, “city.” The noun form is urbanity (pronounced ur-BAN-ih-tee).

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